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Tsunami detected after quake strikes near Solomon Islands

A 1-meter tsunami was confirmed by instruments near the Solomon Islands after an 8.0-magnitude quake, said a Pacific Tsunami Warning Center geophysicist.

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8.0 magnitude quake generates tsunami off Samoa islands

A powerful 8.0 magnitude earthquake in the Pacific off the Samoa islands region generated a tsunami and waves of more than five feet had already been observed, U.S. government agencies said on Tuesday.


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